@ Busboys and Poets Brookland: 2015 WWPH Fiction Reading

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Established in 1973, WWPH has defined itself as a leader in publishing literary works by Baltimore-Washington area writers. Join us for a sampling of the press’s award-winning fiction by both established veterans and emerging younger writers. Participants will include: Catherine Bell, whose historical novel, Rush of Shadows (WWPH, $17.95), looks at clashes between white settlers and Native Americans in 1850s California through the lens of two women and their friendship. Elizabeth Bruce, director of the multidisciplinary arts program at CentroNía, who was awarded the fiction prize in 2007 for And Silent Left the Place (WWPH, $15.95), a novel set in her home state of Texas.  David Ebenbach, a poet, essayist, and short-fiction writer, whose second collection of stories is Into the Wilderness (WWPH, $16.95). Melanie S. Hatter, author of The Color of My Soul (WWPH, $16.95), a novel in which a young Virginia woman researching Cherokee history finds startling revelations about her own family. Elisavietta Ritchie, a poet, translator, teacher, tireless advocate of local writers, and the 2000 WWPH fiction prize-winner for In Haste I Write You This Note (WWPH, $14.95). David Taylor, who has written documentaries for National Geographic and other organizations, whose Success: Stories (WWPH, $15.95) won the 2008 WWPH fiction prize. And Kathleen Wheaton, an overseas correspondent who won three Society of Professional Journalists awards as well as the 2013 WWPH fiction award for Aliens and Other Stories (WWPH, $16.95).


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Busboys and Poets Brookland
625 Monroe St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Fiction & Poetry
Busboys & Poets Brookland
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